Patterson Elementary

Parent Blast - September 14, 2020

First Day of School

Wow! We made it through our first day of CDL together and we were so glad to see our students' faces. Thank you to our students, families and staff for working together to get through technology glitches. It was awesome to witness everyone's calm, positive responses, and willingness to work through it and together, to set our students up for success. Each day this will become easier to navigate. Please continue to reach out using the contact information below if you need any assistance. We are here to help!

If you are in need of school supplies, grade level supplies or a chromebook, please email You can scroll down to view technology support resources.

Morning Announcements are back! You can view them on our Facebook Page, Twitter, Website (embedded in Twitter section - no account needed to view) and Instagram. Stay tuned for a new co-host and guests!


We will be using Google Voice numbers while in CDL and these numbers are showing up as coming from Gresham. Please check your voicemail and save your teacher's number to your phone so you know when they are calling. Staff have added their new numbers to their email signature line and will sharing directly with you these first two weeks.

Here to serve,

Jamie Lentz

Principal, Patterson Elementary

Bus Delivery of Meals

Bus Delivery of Meals Begins Sept. 8.

During Comprehensive Distance Learning, all meals will be delivered via bus routes. Deliveries will take place Monday through Friday on school days, starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, and will include both breakfast and lunch.

Through December 2020, meals will be available at no charge. Meals will be delivered and available on expanded bus routes or may be picked up between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. at the following sites:

  • Brown Middle School, 1505 SE Cornelius Pass Rd.
  • Century High School, 2000 SE Century Blvd.
  • Evergreen Middle School, 456 NW Evergreen Rd.
  • Lincoln Street Elementary School, 801 NE Lincoln St.
  • Poynter Middle School, 1535 NE Grant St.
  • South Meadows Middle School, 4690 SE Davis Rd

To find out the location and time of the meal delivery for a specific student, visit the MyBus Student Route Look-up tool and enter the student’s ID number and birth date.

If you need help locating your bus stop and time, please contact our office team. More information about school meals during CDL can be found on the Nutrition Services page of our district website.

Office Hours

During CDL our building will remain closed, however our team is still working hard to serve our community. Ms. Maria, our bilingual secretary, and Mrs. Gearhart, our office manager will continue to answer questions and provide information via phone and email Monday - Friday 8:00 - 3:00.

Office Phone: 503-844-1380

Attendance Line: 503-844-1385

Fax Number: 503-844-1025

Ms. Maria Google Voice: 971-225-0257

Mrs. Gearhart Google Voice: 971-246-7829

Ms. Maria Email:

Mrs. Gearhart Email:

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Technology Support

During CDL, Mrs. Lewis will be available to support students and families with technology. She will start this support on Monday, September 14th:

Monday - Friday

7:45 - 11:15 am, 12:15 - 2:15 pm

Here are some helpful links from Mrs. Lewis:

District Tech Site for Students: (spanish)

Chromebook login (from the district tech site above, also available in Spanish):

Chromebook troubleshooting (from the district tech site above, also available in Spanish):

Evening Support

Starting next week (September 14th), we will have an evening support line that you can call if you or your child need support. We anticipate that some parents will be checking work/supporting students in the evenings and want to make sure you have a place to seek help if needed.

Mrs. Beckstrand (English support) will be available Mon-Fri from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Google Voice: 971-246-7233

Ms. Maria (Spanish support) will be available Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Google Voice: 971-225-0257

Spanish Support

During CDL there are two primary ways to receive support in Spanish:

Spanish evening support, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Ms. Maria Google Voice: 971-225-0257

Email or call Ms. Maria Monday-Friday from 8:30 - 1:30 pm.

Office Phone: 503-844-1380

Ms. Maria Google Voice: 971-225-0257

Ms. Maria Email:

Counseling Support

Mrs. Morgan, our school counselor, is here to support your child and family during CDL. You can connect with her via email or google voice (below). She will be sending out a survey on the 21st to gather input and offer additional supports.

Google Voice: 971-220-6391


Family Caregiver Guide for CDL Fall 2020

This Family Caregier Guide was emailed out to families. Please take a moment to review this information and reach out if you need anything.